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A final HealthNewsReview.org report card from 3,200+ systematic reviews of health care news stories & PR releases

In 2005, as I began building HealthNewsReview.org, I got permission from Dr. David Henry of the Media Doctor Australia project to adopt their news story review criteria. In the ensuing 13 years, no one has ever placed in front of me a solid, specific suggestion for a better set of criteria for reviewing stories about… Read More »

Top 10 payer stories of 2018

Editor’s Note: This was another busy year, from Amazon making bold moves, to a judge deciding the fate of the Affordable Care Act, to vertical mergers between insurers and PBMs and both CMS and insurers touting the advantages of Medicare Advantage plans. As we usher in the New Year, here’s a look back at 2018’s… Read More »

10 Of NPR's Most Popular US Health Stories In 2018 : Shots – Health News – NPR

Enlarge this image A man bends with a beautiful hip hinge in Puerta Vallarta, Mexico. Courtesy of Jean Couch hide caption toggle caption Courtesy of Jean Couch NPR’s health reporters steadily cover the news in health and medicine. But there are always a few breakout stories that especially resonate with readers. In 2018, our most… Read More »